Pre-orders now open across all platforms; try the dark fantasy strategy game’s demo next week during Steam Next Fest. 

Team17 Digital and Covenant.dev have today announced that dark fantasy strategy game Gord will emerge from the shadows and launch 17th August on Steam, PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S. Adventurers and strategy enthusiasts alike can pre-order their copy now for all platforms. Physical edition pre-orders for consoles and digital pre-orders on Steam will receive the additional ‘Hold Your Ground’ scenario for the game’s Custom Scenarios mode, a digital soundtrack, and a digital art book; digital pre-orders for consoles will receive the ‘Hold Your Ground’ scenario only. 

Created by a team that includes former Frostpunk and The Witcher 3 developers, Gord is a single-player dark fantasy strategy game where, to survive, you must build, but to prevail, you must conquer the darkness beyond the gates. Complete life-threatening quests in this dark fantasy world while managing a populace whose personal stories and well-being can decide the fate of your tribe. 

Those who can’t wait until launch to test their mettle in Gord’s ruthless world of horrific beasts and rich lore inspired by Slavic folktales, can sink their teeth into an English language-only demo from next week, 19-26th June, during Steam Next Fest. Additional languages for the game will be available at full launch, including Polish, German, Spanish (European and Latin American), Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Russian, French, Italian, Japanese, and Korean. 

Keep to the light and check out a brand-new release date announcement trailer: 

Gord Key Features 

  • Mature dark fantasy adventure: Lead the people of the Tribe of the Dawn and venture deep into forbidden lands in a lore-rich, dark fantasy strategy campaign 
  • Build to survive, conquer to prevail: Grow your gord from humble settlement to formidable fortress while protecting your citizens from invading tribes, gruesome monsters, and mysterious powers that lurk within the surrounding woods 
  • Unique ‘Sanity System’: Keep a close eye on your townsfolk as everything from illness to hunger and the death of kin can have devastating impact on their lives and well-being 
  • Hand-crafted quests: Take on a wide variety of quests and random encounters that will lead you deep into the wilderness to hunt legendary creatures, uncover ancient secrets, and vanquish deadly scourges 
  • Unleash powerful incantations: Unlock a variety of offensive and defensive spells, each with custom animations, to tip combat in your favour 
  • ‘Custom Scenarios’ mode with procedurally generated levels: Take on an endless variety of challenges by creating your own scenarios. Customize your playthrough by picking a main objective, choosing your starting party, level size, number of resources, enemy types, raid intensities, and even the severity of the weather!

To keep up to date, wishlist Gord on Steam now, check out the official website, like the game on Facebook, follow on Twitter and Instagram, and join the community over on Discord.

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